Transport Action BC

2011, August 20

Western Newsletter Coming

Filed under: Announcement — Tags: — Matthew @ 4:16 pm

The second issue of the Transport Action Western Newsletter is being mailed now to members of Transport Action BC and Prairie. Those who are signed up for electronic delivery will receive them Monday Aug 22nd.

As always we are looking for contributions for upcoming issues. Please contact us if you have something to contribute.

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2011, August 17

Seattle-Vancouver Amtrak will continue

Filed under: Announcement, Inter-city rail — Tags: , , , , — Matthew @ 8:55 pm

The second daily Amtrak train between Seattle and Vancouver will continue. Canadian Border Services has agreed to not charge Amtrak for customs and border inspection services. Unlike past announcements, this one seems to be permanent.

Crosscut has a good summary of the news:

Canada relents on cash demands for late Amtrak run from Seattle

 

Amtrak Sign

Amtrak Cascades sign at Pacific Central

2011, August 2

Railway to Grand Forks on last legs

Filed under: shortline rail — Tags: , , — Matthew @ 8:10 pm

Further information on the Kettle Falls and Grand Forks Railway from Trains magazine.

Kettle Falls International asks to cease operating British Columbia route

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